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Stories for the Self-Reliant!

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Stories for the Self-Reliant!

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Scott Smith – Earth 2 Earth Compost Pail

9/10/2019
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Episode 021. How do you gauge success? Are you positive regarding your future? Are you persistent? Scott Smith invented the “Earth 2 Earth Compost Pail” while still working full time in construction. He is now trying to spread the word of how important composting is, and how simple the process is using kitchen scraps and […]

Duration:00:27:37

Mother Earth News Fair 2019 – Recap

9/9/2019
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Episode 020. Have you used live events to promote your business, your book or your speaking career? Podcast Host Brian J. Pombo and Producer Sean E. Douglas attended the Mother Earth News Fair in Albany, Oregon from Saturday, August 3rd to Sunday, August 4th 2019. Located at the Linn County Fairgrounds, Brian and Sean give […]

Duration:00:24:52

Jereme Zimmerman – Make Mead Like A Viking

9/8/2019
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Episode 019. Are you willing to break the barriers of your “comfort zone?” Is your natural personality holding you back? Were you made for employment or entrepreneurship? Jereme Zimmerman is a writer and traditional brewing revivalist who lives in Kentucky with his wife, Jenna, and daughters, Sadie and Maisie. In 2015 his book Make Mead […]

Duration:00:21:25

Michael Foley – Farming for the Long Haul

8/2/2019
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Episode 018. How close in proximity do you get to your customer base? What would you do if the world economy went bust? Are you connected with a local customer base, and can you survive independently? Michael Foley is a farmer, local food activist, and writer. He is the author of Farming for the Long […]

Duration:00:27:45

Chris White – DripWorks

8/2/2019
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Episode 017. How good is your customer service? Do you send REAL people to represent you at events and on podcasts? Chris White has helped customers with their irrigation needs across the United States as a Sales Representative with DripWorks. Drip irrigation can be a tricky business, and with lots of young people who are […]

Duration:00:17:36

Kirsten & Christopher Shockey – Ferment Works

8/2/2019
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Episode 016. Are you selling physical products? Can you scale fast if necessary? Have you considered adding information, education and/or entertainment to your product line? Kirsten and Christopher Shockey had a farmer’s market-based fermented edibles business (think sauerkraut) that was so popular and grew so fast that Whole Foods Market put in a massive order […]

Duration:00:47:44

Janice Cox – Natural Beauty for All Seasons

8/2/2019
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Episode 015. Do you take FULL advantage of events? Do you challenge yourself to meet new people and focus on new opportunities? Janice Cox is a leading DIY natural beauty and skin-care expert from Medford, Oregon. She is the author of several books including Natural Beauty from the Garden, Natural Beauty for All Seasons, and […]

Duration:00:27:16

Jessicka Nebesni – Mountain Rose Herbs

8/1/2019
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Episode 014. Have you sold out to your profession? Is your passion contagious? Do you hire people who are great at what they do, but also LOVE doing it? Jessicka Nebesni is a Marketing Strategist for Mountain Rose Herbs in Eugene, Oregon. She manages a lot of the content than is produced through MRH’s blog, […]

Duration:00:14:52

Leah Webb – Deep Rooted Wellness

7/31/2019
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Episode 013. How do you handle adversity? Are you always worried that the worst-case scenario will occur? Can a bad health diagnosis ever lead to something good? Leah Webb is the creator of DeepRootedWellness.com and the author of The Grain-Free, Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free Family Cookbook: Simple and Delicious Recipes for Cooking with Whole Foods on a […]

Duration:00:31:49

Gary Collins – The Simple Life

7/31/2019
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Episode 012. What do you want out of life? Distilled down to its simplest form, what would your ideal lifestyle TRULY be? Gary Collins has lived a wild and unique life. He’s worked in military intelligence, in the U.S. State Department Diplomatic Security Service, in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as well […]

Duration:00:47:12

Andy Brennan – Aaron Burr Cider

7/27/2019
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Episode 011. Do you truly love what you do as a business? Is your passion so clear to others that it’s undeniable? Andy Brennan is truly passionate about his craft and trade. Andy is the founder and owner of Aaron Burr Cider and author of Uncultivated: Wild Apples, Real Cider, and the Complicated Art of […]

Duration:00:36:28

Frank Hyman – Hentopia

7/27/2019
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Episode 010. Do you have a cause that motivates you? Is the work in your business related directly to that cause? Frank Hyman is the business owner, speaker, teacher, columnist and author of Hentopia: Create a Hassle-Free Habitat for Happy Chickens. Though he wasn’t planning on owning chickens, his wife really wanted to get them. […]

Duration:00:53:04

Deborah Niemann – Thrifty Homesteader

7/27/2019
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Episode 009. Are you an expert in your field? Do you speak publicly? Do you write articles and books? Do you teach your skills and knowledge? Deborah Niemann of Thrifty Homesteader is an author, speaker and successful homesteader. She’s written several books including Homegrown and Handmade, Ecothrifty, and Raising Goats Naturally. Though she didn’t grow […]

Duration:00:28:21

Andrew Perkins – Mother Earth News Fair

7/27/2019
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Episode 008. How do you use events in your industry? Do you interact with your customers (and potential customers) in-person? Can they experience your products or services in the real-world before purchasing them? Andrew Perkins is the Events & Business Development Director for Ogden Publications. They publish the legendary self-reliance periodical Mother Earth News. He […]

Duration:00:24:09

Jake Daly – Tiny Life Supply

6/18/2019
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Episode 007. Who is your tribe? Which customers represent your products perfectly? Do you show appreciation for them? Do you try to duplicate their success? Jake Daly is the CEO of Tiny Life Supply, and they treat their best customers like royalty. They are not stopping there. Jake is out to find every person who […]

Duration:00:41:34

Dave Zook – Horizon Structures

5/28/2019
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Episode 006. What type of business are you really in? The Product business? The Service business? Both? Are you in the sales and marketing business? Are you sure? Dave Zook is the CEO of Horizon Structures, knows what business he’s in. He doesn’t let himself get distracted with details that don’t add up to more […]

Duration:00:32:22

Ann Molloy – Neptune’s Harvest

5/7/2019
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Episode 005. How much do you know about your business and industry? How often do spread your knowledge and experiences through free media? Every business has it’s friends, it’s competitors and it’s sworn enemies. It is amazing how many executives have a difficulty naming names and standing-up for their brand. Ann Molloy, the sales & […]

Duration:00:25:51

Brad James – Beepods Beekeeping

4/23/2019
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Episode 004. How do you insure you’re meeting your customers wants and needs? Do you have a mission or cause that your customer can relate with and buy into? Brad James discusses how he is leading Beepods (http://beepods.com) to not only revolutionize the beekeeping industry, but to change the world by finding a real-world solution […]

Duration:00:44:18

Mark C. Robinson – Walkin’ Pets

4/9/2019
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Episode 003. Do your customers think you’re just another website, or do they feel like they are part of a community? Mark Robinson discusses how he developed Walkin’ Pets (http://walkinpets.com) from a tragic lesson he experienced years ago. He describes the highs and lows of building a community that became his most successful business to […]

Duration:00:37:13

Greg Key – Hoss Tools: Gardening!

4/9/2019
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Episode 002. Have you taken full advantage of “content marketing” to both educate your crowd and prepare them to buy? Greg Key discusses how Hoss Tools (http://hosstools.com) uses a combination of superior customer service and content marketing to bring people to gardening tool website. Hoss Wheel Hoes – https://hosstools.com/product-category/wheel-hoes/ Premium Garden Seeds – https://hosstools.com/premium-garden-seeds/ Hoss […]

Duration:00:26:54